Tag Archives: Stacey Abrams

Abrams steps down from House seat to concentrate on governor’s race

Stacey Abrams, who’s running for the Democratic nomination for governor, gives up her legislative seat . . .

Tags: Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — DOT had another big year for highway contracts

The Department of Transportation was able to award more than $1.3 billion in highway construction projects, due largely to the 2015 increase in the motor fuel excise tax . . .

Tags: DOT contracts , Joe Lowery endorsement , John Meadows , NRA , Stacey Abrams , state monuments , Vernon Jones

Political Notes — Black lawmakers endorse Evans; Abrams calls for removal of Stone Mountain carving

The two Staceys running for the Democratic nomination for governor stay in the headlines on Tuesday . . .

Tags: HON Company , Peyton Hawes , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans

Are Georgia Democrats going to relive an old nightmare?

The activities at last weekend’s Netroots Nation conference in Atlanta could spell big trouble for Georgia Democrats in the upcoming governor’s race . . .

Tags: Democratic Party divisions , governor\'s race , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans

Political Notes — House Democrats move forward with new leadership

Rep. Bob Trammell is the choice of House Democrats to replace Rep. Stacey Abrams as minority leader . . .

Tags: Bob Trammell , Chris Carr , David Ralston , House Democrats , Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — John Lewis gives nod to Abrams for governor

Congressman John Lewis endorses Stacey Abrams over Stacey Evans in the race for the Democratic nomination for governor . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District race , John Lewis , Michael Williams , Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — Latest attempt to pass Trumpcare in Senate falls apart

The future of Trumpcare, as well as the fate of the Affordable Care Act, is more muddled than ever after Mitch McConnell pulls the plug on the Senate bill . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Brian Kemp , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Stacey Abrams , Trumpcare

Cagle says he’s raised $2.7 million for governor’s race

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle seems to be the leading money-raiser so far in the race for governor . . .

Tags: Campaign disclosure reports , Casey Cagle , Chuck Eaton , John Noel , Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — Abrams will step down as House minority leader

Rep. Stacey Abrams, who’s already campaigning for governor, will step aside from her role as House minority leader . . .

Tags: GRTA , SRTA , Stacey Abrams , teacher of the year , Voices for Georgia's Children

Political Notes — Abrams releases TV spot as she launches campaign

House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams gets her campaign for governor underway with an Albany announcement and the release of a TV spot . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , Danny Ellyson , David Ralston , Stacey Abrams